Life

I enjoyed watching the Super Bowl at church yesterday with great people and great food. It helped that the game was close and competitive until the end. You could tell how the game was going by all the cheering and yelling during every big play. I didn’t really have a

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Technology

I’ve blogged before about the importance of having multiple computer backups. For my laptop, I regularly backup files to my home computer and to a network attached storage drive. For my desktop at home, I have been using Mozy, an online backup service for the last couple of years. I’ve

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Faith

There is no denying that debt is a huge problem in our country. Both for individuals and our government. At Cornerstone, we deal daily with people who are struggling with their finances. Our benevolence requests have skyrocketed this year due to the local high unemployment rates combined with the rising

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Technology

I’ve been experimenting the past few weeks preaching from my wife’s iPad.  I wasn’t sure how I would like it, but so far it has been great. I typically have at least 5 or 6 pages of notes that I’m flipping through while I preach.  I’ve lost pages and gotten

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Technology

For years, I have been frustrated that the iPhone was only available on AT&T. While AT&T claims to have great service and great coverage, they neglect to cover much of rural America. With zero bars, they simply were not an option for our area. I have waited every year for the Verizon

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Technology

If you are a Vimeo Plus user, 2011 starts off with great news. Vimeo now allows uploads up to 5 gigabytes in size. This is great news for churches who would like to upload their service in HD.  The previous limit was 1 GB, unless you used the Desktop Uploader

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Technology

I just finished a big experiment. Over the past year, I have been reading through the Bible using YouVersion on my iPod touch and my phone. Last night, I finished the One Year M’Cheyne reading plan.  It was a little strange at first reading the Bible on a tiny screen,

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Technology

Hosting a blog is not always cheap, especially if you host it yourself. I know many different pastors and church technology enthusiasts visit this site, so I wanted to share about the Beacon Ad Network. Selling ads on websites can be tricky. The point of this blog is not to

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Technology

On Saturday I was able to finally check out the new Nook color ereader. I have a 2nd generation Kindle and I have played around with the newer 3rd generation as well. I have read around fifty books on my kindle, so it is definitely well used. Overall, the new

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Faith

As I think through the past ten years, there are a few church services that really stand out in my mind. One was a youth service on April 1st of 2001. My wife and I were serving at a country church as part time youth leaders. We had just got

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